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Synonyms for eavesdrop

Synonyms for eavesdrop

to observe or listen in secret to obtain information

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Synonyms for eavesdrop

listen without the speaker's knowledge

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Recently it was discovered that an iPhone user could eavesdrop on another iPhone or Mac user using the group FaceTime feature.
Hibiscus, the mount of Seamie Heffernan, has finished in the first three on all four of her starts, most recently at Listowel ten days ago when she lost out by a neck to Nannys Well over a mile, while Donnacha O'Brien partners Eavesdrop, who achieved her best placing on her most recent appearance when second over 1m4f at Roscommon.
"Seaham Library is the perfect place to install the Eavesdrop Box as it is at the heart of the community and they were very keen to get support Stolen Voices," said Johanna.
Another NSA document leaked by Snowden in June suggested that Canada and the NSA had worked with British intelligence agencies to eavesdrop on world leaders at conferences in London in 2009.
Cameron told reporters: "I'm satisfied that we have intelligence agencies that do a fantastically important job for this country to keep us safe, and they operate within the law." Before and after a British soldier was hacked to death in London on May 22 in an incident the government described as a "terrorist" attack, there has been public debate in Britain about giving the security services more powers to eavesdrop. Critics had suggested that PRISM gave GCHQ a "snoopers' charter by the back door" with Douglas Alexander, the Labour party's spokesman for foreign affairs, pushing the government to be more open on the subject.
An unnamed, former Iraqi security official told ASHARQ AL AWSAT on Sunday that "a figure close to the State of Law Coalition, led by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, recently visited European capitals for the purpose of discussing advanced devices for eavesdropping on mobile phones with Western companies." The source added that, "The companies that manufacture and process these devices refused to complete any contract for fear of leakage of these devices to Syria to allow the Syrian regime to eavesdrop and pursue the opposition."
The alleged bugging of a Labour MP has thrown the spotlight once again on the so-called "surveillance society" and the use of technology to eavesdrop in the name of national security.
Whereas before the government needed a search warrant to eavesdrop on Americans' communications with foreigners, a court warrant is now unnecessary, allowing the government carte blanche to eavesdrop on any American communicating with someone overseas, even if the other party is also an American citizen.
(147) Damiano, 828 N.E.2d at 513 (explaining that "[a]lthough it was possible [for the listener] to change to a different frequency," neighbor chose to eavesdrop).
This God-intoxicated man invites us to eavesdrop on his most intimate thoughts and deftly moves us toward our own encounter with God.
As a defense attachE[umlaut] in Bulgaria during the Cold War, according to reports, he would dress up as a workman to eavesdrop on the conversations of Bulgarian conscripts.
And the government has the right to eavesdrop on such calls as long as a warrant has been issued by the secret court established under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978--a warrant easily obtained.
You can eavesdrop on a conversation in the gallery's cafeteria through a drinks machine, or listen to George the caretaker's radio through a tube while enjoying a view of the park surrounding the gallery.